Oscars: 87 Countries Join Foreign Language Film Race

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The Academy of Motion Picture Arts & Sciences announced today that 87 countries have qualified for this year’s
Foreign Language Film competition. With some of the strongest entries in recent years this is shaping up as one of the richest fields of contenders in memory.  Of course one of the Netflix titles,  Mexico’s Roma from director Alfonso Cuaron has been widely acclaimed at numerous festivals and already won top prize at Venice which makes it the front runner here. It…